Thursday, April 8, 2010

Color inspiration challenge.

This week at Fairy Fun Fridays we have a color inspiration challenge based on the picture below! I thought for sure I was done for with all the yellows, oranges, pinks & reds altogether, but upon searching through various paper holders, I found some paper that I got at the Scrapaganza (held in Stonewall, MB) that fit perfectly! As I admired the paper & thought about how sad I was that I was not going to be able to make it there this year (April 17- as I thought leaving 3 kids with dad for a 9-9'er day was simply too much).......low and behold the phone rang.................................

..............who was it on the phone you ask??!?! It was a fellow scrapper, asking me if I wanted her ticket to Scrapaganza this year! DO YOU BELIEVE IT! I was shocked, surprised, & happy thinking this was definitely a 'sign' that I am destined to go!!! So I have yet to speak with hubby about it, however, have already arranged for my mom to come watch the kids (as back up with hubby)!!! I AM SOOOOOOOOOOO SUPER EXCITED!!! Now onto my card!

The image is from Prairie Fairy Digital Stamps store and is called "Fairy Little". I was unsure as to what I was going to do with her & her reaching arms when I remembered the great purchases I made the other day while in Selkirk at Dollarama! I bought these 'paper, look-a-like rose flowers' with stems for $1.00 (6/pack). I also bought the ribbon & green pearls you see pictured as well!! Yay for me!
This is my second attempt at an Easle card & am pleased with the way it turned out!
I also searched thru various blogs in the attempt to perfect my coloring, so this is what you get! Not the greatest, but hey what do u expect from an amateur!!
I am able to enter this card in a couple other challenges including: Charisma Cardz Challenge (thank you)& Pixie Dust Studio Challenge (things with wings)!


Lori said...

Totally gorgeous card!!!! But OMG SCRAPAGANZA!!!! jumping up and down high fivin' down the street - woot woot!!!! Look out Stonewall - here we come! I was thinking about this the other day when you popped by that I wished you were going, especially after you said you needed a day away - Woot woot again, jumping high fives all around!!!!

Kathy said...

Great card! Love all the layers. Perfect sentiment too! Thanks for playing with the Pixies!!

Roberta Laliberte said...

Wowzers Cor! Fantastic job, you totally pulled this off without a hitch!

Tell hubby if he says no that the fairy is gonna be on his back!!!!!!!


Kelly Schelske said...

Super cute Corry!

SCRAPAGANZA sounds fun, enjoy!!

Allison said...

very pretty card
Thanks for plying along at Charisma this week

Kelly said...

I love how you put this all together Corry. I also must say I love your new background for your blog. We have two at our house that work into the birthday theme for April and May. My daughter yesterday and me in May.

Kelly said...

love your fairy easel card!!

Crystal said...

what a fun and darling easel card! love the flower and that ribbon is so funky and fresh! love how it pops! so pretty! hugs!

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